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Dr. Mark Taylor

Dermatology
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48 years experience male

Locations

Gateway Aesthetic Institute and Laser Center

Salt Lake City, UT

Address

440, W 200 S, Salt Lake City, UT
Directions

My office hours

Wednesday: 9:00am - 5:00pm
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Practice website

Fax

8013640423

About

Bio

As a board certified dermatologist and owner of the Gateway Aesthetic Institute and Laser Center, the largest dedicated cosmetic laser center in the world, I would like to share with you my passion and expertise for helping you look your best at every age. I have over 30 years experience in the performing cosmetic treatments on patients of all ages. I specialize in the treatment of acne scars, laser resurfacing, laser eyelid surgery , body contouring, fillers, Botox, laser birthmark removal, abnormal pigment, melasma, laser hair and tattoo removal, excision of moles and other skin tumors, liposuction, SmartLipo, Vaser, hair transplants, Miradry for excess sweating, CoolSculpting, Vanquish, Ultrashape and many other cosmetic procedurees. I have over 50 lasers and more than 15 energy based devices for treating the skin, so you can be assured that I will use the best laser for you and the condition that you are concerned about. In this business of cosmetic skin care treatments, I am and expert having successfully treated 1000's of patients from all over the world with a variety of cosmetic skin challenges In our institute we have 3 board certified dermatologists in addition to a highly skilled nurse and certified physicians assistant who also have over 15 years experience and provide outstanding care to our clients. Besides the practice of medicine, I am a father of 8 children with 28 grandchildren. Home, family and country are all important to me as well as providing the best skin treatments available anywhere in the world. I am also an avid outdoor enthusiast and enjoy skiing, fly fishing, golf, backpacking, boating, traveling and sharing my knowledge and experience lecturing at key cosmetic medical conferences all over the world. I believe and excellent in all I do and will do the best I can to help you achieve more self confidence and a youthful appearance that is natural. I do this work because of love it and enjoy what I do very

Specialties
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Dermatology

Licenses

United States: Utah

Languages spoken

English

Doctor Q&A

103 Answers
4 Agrees
The number of answers this doctor has agreed with.
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mark Taylor
Dermatology 48 years experience
Yes, IPL, PDL, cream: Intense pulsed light, pulsed dye laser or anti redness lotion or cream from skinceuticals can help.
A 16-year-old male asked:
Dr. Mark Taylor
Dermatology 48 years experience
Yes: That combination is unlikely to cause a problem in recommended doses.
A 17-year-old female asked:
Dr. Mark Taylor
Dermatology 48 years experience
See a Dermatologist: If the lesion persists or spreads, go see a dermatologist.
A 31-year-old male asked:
Dr. Mark Taylor
Dermatology 48 years experience
Yes: Yes, depending on how severe your sweating is and where it is, there are solutions. Sympathectomy is one option for severe diffuse sweating.
A member asked:
Dr. Mark Taylor
Dermatology 48 years experience
Go see your doctor.: It is difficult to know what is going on. Go see your doctor. It could be an infection.
A 69-year-old male asked:
Dr. Mark Taylor
Dermatology 48 years experience
Lasers and PDT: I like to drink with lasers and with photodynamic therapy.
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mark Taylor
Dermatology 48 years experience
Laser/Neograft: The scar can be treated with laser and hair can be transplanted back into the eyebrows using the neograft hair transplant procedure.
A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Mark Taylor
Dermatology 48 years experience
See a dermatologist: Some acne lesions will never drain and become hard or turn into a small scar. There may still be something trapped in the lesion. Go see a dermatolo... Read More
A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Mark Taylor
Dermatology 48 years experience
Temporarily: These types of treatment only help for a short time and then the cellulite is back. Cellulaze laser is the only permanent solution for cellulite.
A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Mark Taylor
Dermatology 48 years experience
Dermatologist: A dermatologist or gynecologist is best equipped to treat genital warts.
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mark Taylor
Dermatology 48 years experience
Very Different: Genital herpes are grouped vesicles (small blisters) on an area of red skin that often recur ing the same spots. Sweat bumps do not have blisters an... Read More
A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mark Taylor
Dermatology 48 years experience
Call poison control: Check with poison control regarding the exact name and ingredients of the roach spray.
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mark Taylor
Dermatology 48 years experience
Not that noticeable: Usually the saltiness of the skin is not extremely noticeable and may not be noticeable at all.
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mark Taylor
Dermatology 48 years experience
Yes: Treatments with the long-pulse nd:yag lasers are effective in tightening skin. Some other lasers may also tighten the skin as well. Other technologi... Read More
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mark Taylor
Dermatology 48 years experience
Lasers work the best: Lasers work better than any other method of age spot removal.
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mark Taylor
Dermatology 48 years experience
Smooth muscles: Stimuli cause smooth muscle contraction in the nipple skin making them firm and elevated.
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mark Taylor
Dermatology 48 years experience
Don't shave warts.: Plantar warts on the feet can be pared with a bent razor blade to make them more comfortable to walk on. Shaving or paring warts in not a cure. See ... Read More
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mark Taylor
Dermatology 48 years experience
See a dermatologist: If you have tried over the counter acne products with salicylic acid, benzoyl peroxide or m2 from skincarerx.Com and your acne is not getting better. ... Read More
A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mark Taylor
Dermatology 48 years experience
May Help: Spironolactone may help some, but will not solve an oily skin problem. The best product is low dose Isotretinoin (accutane). You don't want to take ... Read More
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mark Taylor
Dermatology 48 years experience
Only if it is fungus: Clotrimazole is only effective on fungus or yeast. I recommend that you see a dermatologist for a correct diagnosis and treatment. Clotrimazole will... Read More
A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mark Taylor
Dermatology 48 years experience
Breasts sag with age: Breasts usually sag with age. The quality and texture of the skin will also change. Veins may become visible and the skin may become speckled with a... Read More
A member asked:
Dr. Mark Taylor
Dermatology 48 years experience
Culture & Treatment: Culture to make sure it is yeast. Consider allergy testing. Consider dual therapy such of gyne lotrimin and Diflucan (fluconazole) for a longer trea... Read More
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mark Taylor
Dermatology 48 years experience
See a dermatologist: Your best bet is to make and appointment with a dermatologist.
A 45-year-old female asked:
Dr. Mark Taylor
Dermatology 48 years experience
Check Back with Dr.: It would be good to check back with your dermatologist to make sure the diagnosis is correct. Valtrex will only help it it is truly shingles.
A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Mark Taylor
Dermatology 48 years experience
Extractions and gel: You can have the blackheads extracted and get a prescription for an acne gel or cream from a dermatologist.
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mark Taylor
Dermatology 48 years experience
It is unknown: These products have not been compared in a double blinded study to determine which is best.
A 16-year-old female asked:
Dr. Mark Taylor
Dermatology 48 years experience
See a Dermatologist: You first need a correct diagnosis. It could be eczema or some other skin condition. A dermatologist is best to help you with this problem.
A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Mark Taylor
Dermatology 48 years experience
See a Dermatologist: This is a special condition. An antibiotic solution can be used topically. Got see a dermatologist.
A 18-year-old male asked:
Dr. Mark Taylor
Dermatology 48 years experience
You will bleed more: Alcohol increases the risk of bleeding and bruising, but you may not feel it as much. Piercing is forever, consider it carefully.
A 16-year-old female asked:
Dr. Mark Taylor
Dermatology 48 years experience
See a Doctor: If the pimple is swelling, this could be the start of a serious infection such as mrsa, a sexually transmitted disease or some other infection. I wou... Read More
A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Mark Taylor
Dermatology 48 years experience
New Lasers: There are new laser treatments that work much faster to get acne under control than medications.
A 33-year-old male asked:
Dr. Mark Taylor
Dermatology 48 years experience
Ask your doctor.: A full medical history and history of drugs you are taking is necessary to answer this question. Ask your doctor.
A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Mark Taylor
Dermatology 48 years experience
Veins are normal: Some veins are more prominent. The veins can be removed by an expert laser surgeon with a nd;yag laser.
A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mark Taylor
Dermatology 48 years experience
Vessel flushing: The blood pushed out of the vessels by the pressure of sitting and a relative hypoxia occurs. When the pressure is relieve the hypoxia dilates the ve... Read More
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mark Taylor
Dermatology 48 years experience
Laser Ablation: The best way to remove extensive facial cysts is with focused laser vaporization using a focused co2 or erbium laser.
A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mark Taylor
Dermatology 48 years experience
Visible Salt: If the skin is frosted with salt, it is too salty.
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mark Taylor
Dermatology 48 years experience
Both products help: Both products can be helpful, however one may work better for you than another. You can try one or the other or use them both.
A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mark Taylor
Dermatology 48 years experience
Have a neck lift: You can have a neck lift or skin tightening with laser, radiofrequency, or ultrasound. See a plastic surgeon or cosmetic dermatologist.
A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mark Taylor
Dermatology 48 years experience
Use moisturizer.: Use a good moisturizer like m2 skin recovery moisturizer.
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mark Taylor
Dermatology 48 years experience
See a dermatologist: I would recommend that you consult with a dermatologist for a correct diagnosis and treatment.
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mark Taylor
Dermatology 48 years experience
M2 Skin Recovery: The m2 skin recovery moisturizer with malic and mandelic acid is an outstanding skin moisturizer.
A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mark Taylor
Dermatology 48 years experience
Injections: For a limited number of lesions, i recommend intralesional injections of triamcinolone acetonide (steroid). This works quickly, predictably and and v... Read More
A 22-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mark Taylor
Dermatology 48 years experience
Need a photo: It is hard to tell what the spots are without a photo.
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mark Taylor
Dermatology 48 years experience
Nervous system slows: The nervous system becomes slower to respond with age.
A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mark Taylor
Dermatology 48 years experience
Lasers are best: In most cases a combination of lasers is the best way to improve facial scars. Sometime surgical scar revision followed by laser treatments will give... Read More
A 55-year-old female asked:
Dr. Mark Taylor
Dermatology 48 years experience
See a dermatologist: Please see a dermatologist to make sure they are not skin cancers.
A 28-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mark Taylor
Dermatology 48 years experience
Yes: Any minor injury including a cat scratch can be infected with staph.
A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Mark Taylor
Dermatology 48 years experience
See and Internist: Check with an internist for a general checkup. It could be a number of conditions.
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mark Taylor
Dermatology 48 years experience
Use M2: M2 is a mandelic and malic acid system of products available on skincarerx.Com. I t was rated the 5th most effective product on acn.Org with 86 revie... Read More
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mark Taylor
Dermatology 48 years experience
Could be Keloid: If the skin is thick red and itchy, see a dermatologist. It could be a keloid or hypertrophic scar forming. Redness usually goes away within a year.... Read More

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Mar 19, 2014
Highly professional colleague and invaluable asset to the HealhTap community!
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Mar 30, 2015
Dr. Taylor is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Taylor is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Your answer was very helpful! Thanks :) A wonderful reality check! thank you
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Thanks for your quick reply! I got antibiotics cleared right up
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This was very helpful. Thanks! It was reassuring.

Education & Training

Medical/Graduate school

University of Utah School of Medicine, UT
Graduated 1974MD

Residency

Residency in Dermatology
Completed 1978

Awards

Top Doctor
2002 - 2012, Castle Connolly Medical's America’s Top Doctors®
American Medical Association Physicians Recognition Award, 2012-2015

Affiliations

American Medical Association
Americian Society for Dermatologic surgery
Dermatologic Aesthetic Surgery International League
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